Scrum Master

Spring, TX 77381

Job ID: 108137 Job Category: Information Technology Pay Rate: DOE

Job Title:       Scrum Master

Location:      The Woodlands, TX 77381

Duration:      6 Months

About our Client : Our Client is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Our Client works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Our Client drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives

Job Description: The Scrum Master is accountable for working with business, key stakeholders and delivery teams to deliver key products, both internal and customer-facing, using agile principles. The key to the success of this position is partnering with Delivery Teams and Product Owners, coaching them to ensure functionality through ongoing understanding of agile practices. The Scrum Master facilitates sprint planning, daily scrum meetings, prepares and facilitates retrospectives, etc. to support the successful delivery of product backlog work items. In addition to owning the Scrum Master duties for a team, this position is instrumental in driving cohesive agile practices across the enterprise and with other Scrum Masters.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Act as a servant leader including facilitation, situational awareness, and conflict resolution.
  • Facilitate daily stand-ups, to monitor sprint progress
  • Coach and mentor the business delivery team in agile frameworks and principles and fostering the
  • team’s ability to self-organize
  • Mediate conflicts to assist the team in making decisions
  • Remove sprint road blocks and facilitate solution development with the team
  • Supports a culture of continuous process improvement through sprint retrospectives and key
  • indicators around team performance
  • Ensures clear communication and organization of all strategic and business delivery team goals
  • Promote transparency and team empowerment across teams
  • Collaborate with other Scrum Masters across teams
  • Perform other functions as assigned
  • Soft skill would include safety oriented mindset, proficiency in English (written & verbal), analytical skills, critical thinker, problem solver, goal oriented, excellent time management skills
  • Involvement with TDD, CI/CD, Test Automation frameworks, XP/Lean practices, such as Pair & Mob Programming, a plus

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 3+ years of experience working as a scrum master preferred
  • TFS ALM Tool experience desired, with exposure in other tools, such as CA Agile Central
  • Ability to build strong interpersonal relationships with business delivery teams, leadership, senior
  • management and internal/external stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and concisely across
  • business delivery teams
  • In-depth understanding of agile methodologies, and up-to-date knowledge of industry standards and
  • best practices
  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to communicate with a broad set of constituencies, both
  • technical and non-technical
  • Basic understanding of software development practices to understand team needs is desired
  • Proficient computer and typing skills, Microsoft office suite, and applicable databases

About ASK: ASK Staffing is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Staffing connects people with amazing opportunities

Contact:

Ram @ rama@askstaffing.com ; 678-257-2405

Ram Aditya
Team Lead - Client Services


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